15 Michelle Cruz
    Michelle Cruz


    Midland Park, N.J.

    High School:
    Immaculate Heart Academy



    Club Team:


    Volleyball To Compete At Villanova On Tuesday

    The Friars will face off against the Wildcats at 6:00 p.m.


    Volleyball Falls To DePaul In Straight Sets, 3-0

    Fitzgerald, Johnson and Trzeciak combine for 24 of Friars' 34 kills.


    Volleyball Defeated By Marquette, 3-0

    The Friars return to action tomorrow, in another BIG EAST match-up, against DePaul.


    Volleyball Hosts Pair Of BIG EAST Matches

    The Friars welcome Marquette and DePaul this weekend for conference match-ups.


    Volleyball Falls To Seton Hall, 3-0

    The match was the Friars' first conference contest of the season.

    As a Freshman: Played in all 32 matches and 110 sets ... Led the team in digs with 520 (4.73 per set) and 44 service aces (0.40 per set) ... Also tallied 59 assists on the year ... Recorded a career-high in digs with 30 at Stetson on Sept. 7 ... Had a career-high five assists at Albany on Nov. 8 ... Recorded four service aces in three matches ... Ranked second in the America East in digs and third in service aces ... Named to the Stetson Westin Classic All-Tournament Team (9/6-9/7) ... Was named to the America East All-Rookie Team ... Earned back-to-back conference Rookie of the Week honors (Sept. 3 and Sept. 9) ... Ranked 30th in the nation in service aces ... Was named to the America East Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll for posting a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. At Immaculate Heart Academy: Earned four varsity letters playing volleyball while at Immaculate Heart Academy ... Captained the volleyball team her senior year ... Named First-Team All-League Player and First-Team All-Bergen County Player in 2011 ... Collected over 1,000 career digs ... Four-time State Championship winner ... Three-time Tournament of Champions winner ... Played club volleyball with Cutshot, Essex Volleyball Club and most recently with Digs ... Named to the Honor Roll all four years and a member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Born March 2, 1995 ... Daughter of Maria Tan and Joe Cruz ...Has one sister, Stephanie who played volleyball at Fairfield University ... Computer Science major with a minor in Film/Video.